Overview: FerGene, Inc. is seeking to fill the role of Sr. Director/Director, Compliance (“Director”). Reporting directly to FerGene’s Chief Legal Officer, the Director will partner with the CLO to design, build, implement, and manage FerGene’s global ethics and compliance program. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and rapidly growing gene therapy biotech poised to execute its first product commercial launch in 2020.
Company: FerGene is a new gene therapy company dedicated to creating and delivering innovative solutions to urologists and those affected by non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). Launched by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Blackstone Life Sciences in late 2019, FerGene is a privately held company with over $570M in funding seeking to commercialize nadofaragene firadenovec, an investigational gene therapy for the treatment of unresponsive NMIBC. The Company announced in December 2019 positive results from pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials and reported that the FDA has validated a Biologics License Application and granted Priority Review for nadofaragene firadenovec, which previously received Fast Track and Breakthrough Therapy Designations.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least 8 plus years of compliance or a mix of compliance and legal experience advising a life science company on corporate compliance and regulatory matters, with a demonstrated and in-depth understanding of the applicable compliance, legal, and regulatory requirements for a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company. Demonstrated experience creating, launching, and managing a compliance program a strong plus. In-house experience with a biotechnology company launching its first product a plus. J.D. strongly preferred; other relevant advanced degrees considered.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package, including base salary, bonus, and equity will be offered for this position consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search, although local candidates are strongly preferred.
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